Apple TV will be the exclusive home of Major League Soccer starting in 2023

Apple today announced a partnership with Major League Soccer that will see every MLS game streamed via the Apple TV app over the next 10 years, with the deal starting in 2023.

Football fans will be able to stream every match live without interruptions or local restrictions of any kind. It will include access to all MLS and League Cup matches, along with MLS Next Pro and MLS Next matches.

“For the first time in sports history, fans will be able to access everything from a major professional sports league in one place,” said Eddie Keogh, Apple’s senior vice president of services. “It’s a dream come true for MLS fans, football fans, and anyone who loves the sport. No hassle, no frustration – just the flexibility to sign up for one convenient service that gives you everything in MLS, anywhere and anytime you want to watch. We can’t wait to make it It’s easy for more people to fall in love with MLS and cheer for their favorite club.”

Apple will provide access to MLS matches through a new MLS streaming service that will be available exclusively through the ‌Apple TV‌ app. Along with all matches, it will include a weekly live match preview, game replays, highlights, analysis, and in-depth behind-the-scenes views of players and clubs.

A selection of MLS and League Cup matches will be available at no additional cost to Apple TV + subscribers, with a limited number of matches available for free. The new MLS streaming service will be included as part of full season MLS ticket packages.

MLS live and on-demand content will be available on the Apple TV‌ app on all Apple devices, along with smart TVs from companies like Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic, and Vizio. The ‌Apple TV‌ app can also be accessed on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast with Google TV, Comcast Xfinity, PlayStation, and Xbox. Customers without a device that supports the ‌Apple TV‌ app can watch on the web.

At the launch of the service, all MLS and Leagues Cup matches will have broadcasters calling the action in English and Spanish, and all matches involving Canadian teams will be available in French. Additional details about the service, such as subscription prices, programming information, and when fans can subscribe, will be announced in the coming months.

Apple says this is a “historic first” deal for a major professional sports league, and will run through 2032. In an effort to ramp up its sports offering, Apple has already struck a deal with Major League Baseball, and rumor has it that it’s pursuing an NFL Sunday ticket package.


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